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John Crane Series by Mark Parragh (#2-3)

Overview: Growing up in rural Virginia, Mark Parragh seized on stories—spy stories in particular—to escape the isolation and monotony of real life. He grew up with a deep love for old James Bond movies and Mission Impossible reruns on TV, and survived on a cache of forgotten paperbacks he discovered …

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Europe’s Fault Lines by Liz Fekete

Overview: An expansive investigation into the relationship between contemporary states and the far-right It is clear that the right is on the rise, but after Brexit, the election of Donald Trump and the spike in popularity of extreme-right parties across Europe, the question on everyone’s minds is: how did this …

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The Book of Thomas by Robert Boyczuk

Overview: In the beginning, the Church ruled all the Spheres of the Apostles. But that was millennia ago, before the origins of this massive, artificial realm were forgotten. Now, drought, plague and war afflict the Spheres that make up the world of Man, fragmenting society into antagonistic sects that carry …

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The Villain by Kitty Bright

Overview: My latest upload has gone viral.A private video of Lenic Reevus, the most vicious man I’ve ever met.The ex-Royal Marine nearly breaks down my studio door to flag me inappropriate……while I’m in the middle of a live streaming event.I don’t tell him. I don’t switch off the camera. I …

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The Night Inside by Nancy Baker

Overview: Dependable grad student Ardeth Alexander finds herself trapped in a nightmare as the unwilling blood source for a captive vampire. When she discovers that her fellow prisoner is not the worst monster she faces, she realizes that the only way to survive is to make an irrevocable choice.  

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Wild Fell by Michael Rowe

Overview: The crumbling summerhouse called Wild Fell, soaring above the desolate shores of Blackmore Island, has weathered the violence of the seasons for more than a century. Built for his family by a 19th-century politician of impeccable rectitude, the house has kept its terrible secrets and its darkness sealed within …

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Tuscany: Simple meals by Katie Caldesi et al

Overview: A culinary ode to the beautiful Tuscan region and its many delicacies. From the minute they look out of their window in the morning to their last nightcap at the bar, Tuscans, like most Italians, are thinking about food. In Tuscany, Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi take readers on a …

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